NEW ACHIEVEMENTS OF TSPU STUDENTS AT THE INTERNATIONAL SAMBO TOURNAMENT
An international «A» category sambo tournament was held in Kazan. Participants were fighting for the prizes of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan. The strongest athletes of national teams came from more than 20 countries gathered in the capital of the republic to participate in competitions. The Tomsk region and the Russian team were represented by Valeria Anisimova, a student of Tomsk State Pedagogical University, an international master of sports of Russia. Fighting in the weight category of 64 kg, Valeria won a silver medal and took the second place of the podium.
«The competition turned out to be very representative: it gathered all the world leaders in this martial art, - said Denis Vyshegorodtsev, trainer of the athlete. - Valeria performed very well tactically. The silver award is a good result in such competition»
The student herself believes that real success is yet to come: «In general, I am pleased with the medal, but the course of the fight, it seems to me, could be better. Not everything that I planned was realized, there is something to work on at home».
And there is really something to prepare for: the tournament held in Kazan became the pre-launch for the 2019 Sambo World Championship, which will be held in Seoul (South Korea)